Russell Westbrook denies Alexis Ajinca with flying block

There are few players in the NBA who are as crazy athletic as Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook and during last night’s Pelicans-Thunder game, he showed that he could swat even big centers. In the third quarter of play, the Pelicans got the ball to back-up big man Alexis Ajinca who appeared to have an easy shot. That was until Westbrook denied him with a flying block...
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Russell Westbrook’s Monster Block on 7-footer Alexis Ajinca (Video)

Russell Westbrook has been going off since returning from his latest knee injury, averaging 22.3 points and 6.8 assists since February 20th. This past Friday Westbrook put up a solid 24-5-7 line in OKC’s 116-94 win over the Pelicans, including one monster block on Alexis Ajinca, New Orleans’ 7-foot-2 center. Not bad for a guy listed at 6-foot-3. Westbrook’s playing with a...
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Alexis Ajinca throws down monster dunk on Roy Hibbert

We here at That NBA Lottery Pick love “poster dunks” and during tonight’s New Orleans Pelicans/Indiana Pacers game, Pelicans reserve center Alexis Ajinca decided to put Roy Hibbert on a poster. Check out Alexis as he rises over Roy in the third quarter of play and throws it down on the big man: *** Hibbert image courtesy of Getty Images
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans’ Alexis Ajinca Posterizes Roy Hibbert (Video)

Watch Pelicans’ Alexis Ajinca posterize Pacers center Roy Hibbert during the third quarter of Saturday’s game in Indiana. Video via YouTube user Frank Den The post Pelicans’ Alexis Ajinca Posterizes Roy Hibbert (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
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Pelicans have reached contract agreement to acquire Alexis Ajinca

The New Orleans Pelicans have reached a two-year contract agreement with 7-foot-2 French center Alexis Ajinca, and he will join the team in Portland before Saturday's game, his agent Mark Bartelstein said by telephone Thursday night. Ajinca was able to work out a buyout agreement with his Euro League team, Strasbourg. before agreeing to the Pelicans' deal. He was the 20th...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

French center Ajinca heading to Pelicans

French center Alexis Ajinca is finalizing a buyout with Strasbourg of the Euro League and is on the verge of a two-year deal with the New Orleans Pelicans, league sources told on Tuesday. The Pelicans and Strasbourg have agreed on the standard $575,000 buyout under NBA rules, though agent Mark Bartelstein said there are "a couple more steps" that have to...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Alexis Ajinca Close To Two-Year Deal With Pelicans

Alexis Ajinca is on the verge of a two-year deal with the New Orleans Pelicans. Ajinca is finalizing a buyout with Strabourg of France. The Pelicans and Strasbourg have agreed on the standard $575,000 buyout under NBA rules. Ajinca will sign a fully guaranteed two-year deal at the NBA minimum.
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Ajinca Leads France To 82-63 Win Over Israel

France defeated Israel 82-63 in EuroBasket 2013 Pool Play on Friday. Alexis Ajinca had 13 points and six rebounds, while Tony Parker had 12 points and seven assists. Omri Casspi had 14 points, while Liol Eliyahu had 14 points and five rebounds.
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September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Alexis Ajinca Signs With Strasbourg

Alexis Ajinca has agreed to sign with Strasbourg of France. Ajinca will have an out to sign an NBA contract until September 30. Ajinca returned to France during the lockout after playing 71 career NBA games over three seasons with the Charlotte Bobcats, Dallas Mavericks and Toronto Raptors.
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August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Ajinca to sign extension with French team Strasbourg

According to, center Alexis Ajinca has decided to stay with the French basketball club Strausborg IG for next season, and a contract extension is in the works (H/T you recall, the 7'2" Ajinca was on the San Antonio Spurs' 2012 Summer League team where he averaged 10 minutes, 2.8 points, shot 50% from the field, 2.8 rebounds, 0.5 blocks...
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August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

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